Real world experience in world class organizations

The ERI Summer Internship Program is an opportunity for undergraduate, Masters, and PhD students to explore career opportunities and receive professional guidance.  Students are matched with a host organization of the students’ choice. The program runs for 10 weeks from June to August during the summer.Career fields in government agencies, non-profit organizations, and industry are represented. Internships are primarily located in Virginia and Washington DC. Interns will work alongside coworkers on a full-time basis during their placement and receive compensation.  

ERI partners with the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs, and UVA Career Center to bring students this opportunity.  

Selected interns

More than two hundred students applied to our host organizations. For those selected for an appointment, we wish you an enjoyable experience that enriches your career discovery and professional growth.

Employer Student
EPA Maitlyn Murphy (English, Global Studies)
The Nature Conservancy Sarah Bryan (Foreign Affairs, Global Studies)
USGBC Jake Barber (Foreign Affairs, Global Studies)
Environmental Defense Fund #1 Rachel Zhang (Undeclared)
Environmental Defense Fund #2 Archana Shekharan (Environmental Science)
VDOT (Virginia Transportation Research Council) #1 Kaitlyn Elliott (Environmental Sciences)
VDOT (Virginia Transportation Research Council) #2 Tim Eddy (Eng Sys and Environment)
Coronal Energy Amy Doan (Environmental Sciences)
TJPDC Harrison Premen (Urban & Environmental Planning)
Department of Energy #1 Jasmyn Noel (Undeclared)
Department of Energy #2 Satori Greene (Undeclared)
World WildLife Fund Hannah Semmes (Public Policy & Leadership)